LAKE ZURICH, Ill. — General Power Equipment Inc., a valued distributor for ECHO Incorporated for more than 25 years, recently notified its dealer network of its decision to discontinue distribution of ECHO, Shindaiwa and ECHO Bearcat products.

ECHO Incorporated has appointed Golden Eagle Distributing Corp, to serve the independent dealer network previously handled by General Power. Effective October 1, 2019, Golden Eagle will begin distribution to the territory being exited by General Power.

Golden Eagle Distributing Corp. is the largest distributor of ECHO and Shindaiwa brand outdoor power equipment in the U.S. and is wholly owned by ECHO Incorp., with distribution facilities located in Rocklin, California, and Wauconda, Illinois.

"We would like to thank General Power for many years of excellent and dedicated service to the ECHO brands…We are excited about the challenges and opportunities this brings to the ECHO group," said Tim Dorsey, President of ECHO Incorporated.